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synonyms for withstood

On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to withstood, such as: borne, encountered, endured, experienced, felt, and known.

How to use withstood in a sentence

  • But he withstood my eight years in the White House, so we know how to make the most of our time.

  • When we arrived there on foot, I thought at first that the house had withstood the quake.

    What I Saw in Haiti | Buck Close | January 15, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • I called you, daughter, because Gus withstood me out and out about Heaven doth with us as we 132 with torches do.

    Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
  • Stuart withstood the surprise attack very well and did not retreat in a panic, as might have been expected.

  • He was, however, so scientifically and securely built, that he withstood all the rough usage he received.

    Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
  • A fragment of wall, that had withstood the ravages made by the war in the adjoining fences of wood, fortunately crossed his path.

    The Spy | J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The Engagement then grew desperate, for they on either Side fired in amain, whilst we withstood their Force.

    The City Bride (1696) | Joseph Harris

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